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Travelers Hartford Reviews

Updated July 16, 2017
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  • Claims demands make work life balance a challenge (in 74 reviews)

  • Upper management seems disorganized and communication is not trickled down well (in 48 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director, Business Insurance Finance in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Director, Business Insurance Finance in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment with plenty of opportunities.

    Cons

    Large company, so things can move slower than wanted.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to reward high performing employees.


  2. "EDGE Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in Hartford, CT
    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    EDGE program allows interns opportunity to move into a different position each year

    Cons

    Many employees have been with the company for 20+ years and are set in their ways. Does not have a "young" vibe in many areas.

  3. "A solid organization"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Employees and contractors alike are working toward the same goal, company success. Work / life balance was a very welcome change from a previous employer

    Cons

    Culture slow to adopt any changes to speed transformation of a good company to a great company.


  4. "BI Shared Services Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - BI Shared Service in Hartford, CT
    Current Intern - BI Shared Service in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They offer the experience of working in a corporate environment. I was able to gain skills in Excel and SharePoint which is needed in most industries. Overall I had a positive experience.

    Cons

    You are thrown into the middle of things. It took some time to get up to date and learn more about the whole insurance world .


  5. "Great business"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company that is stable

    Cons

    Need more at risk pay and more differentiation for performance


  6. "Senior Director"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Senior Director, Product Management in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Director, Product Management in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I can't imagine working for another insurance company. Travelers has an excellent collaborative culture, outstanding leadership and fantastic diversity programs. The company offers a wide variety of job opportunities, suiting several different college majors. I am also proud to work for a generous and financially stable company that routinely gives back to local charities and communities.

    Cons

    I have no negative feedback. Travelers is a remarkable company to work for, with well-respected and committed leaders.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be a disciplined when underwriting risks and industries.


  7. "Travelers is a great company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Legal Operations in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Director of Legal Operations in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Travelers is a great place to work because of its great leadership, financial stability, training programs, diversity, and dedication to doing the right thing for its customers, employees, and shareholders.

    Cons

    Currently I am fully satisfied.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to drive initiatives to develop the next generation of managers and individual contributors to keep the culture in tact while being innovative to provide excellent products and services for our customers. Also, thanks for giving back to the community. I am proud of being a part of the Travelers team.

  8. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Construction Insurance Underwriter in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Construction Insurance Underwriter in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Travelers full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A lot of opportunity for growth. Fun people to work with. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    The number of meetings and miscellaneous activities that can waste time.

    Advice to Management

    Remain open to feedback on what works and what doesn't. Build trust with employees to get honest feedback.


  9. "Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Travelers full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    very diverse and lots of activities

    Cons

    Each department is it's own company


  10. "Product Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Overall, a great group of people to work with. People get treated with respect, and your opinion is valued. The job assignments are interesting, and resources are provided to accomplish tasks.

    Cons

    I can't think of anything.


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